The SkyNet SellBots gained the upper hand in the overnight futures trading, sending US stocks sharply lower at the open of trading on Wall Street.From there, stocks zigged and zagged their way with little direction into the close. The DJIA plunged 285 points (1.0%) and the NASDAQ tanked 88 points (1.0%). Gold and US bonds extended their recent moves higher.

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.